Tag: Stan Hansen

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JUNE 29TH: Stan Hansen Forfeits...

The Bad Man from Borger is stripped of the AWA World title, but has the last laugh on promoter Verne Gagne.

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 26th: Hansen breaks Bruno’s neck

WWWF Champion Bruno Sammartino is knocked out of action for two months after suffering a broken neck at the hands of Stan Hansen at Madison Square Garden

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… DEC 29th: Stan Hansen wins the...

Rick Martel's 595-day reign as the AWA kingpin comes to an end, when he submits to the 'Brazos Valley Backbreaker'

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 31st: Terry Funk retires ‘FOREVER’

A very spry, 38-year-old Terry Funk gives his famous FIRST retirement speech in Japan, memorably shouting "forever" over and over into the microphone

KAYFABE THEATER: Funk wants The Dream as a Tag Team Partner

1982 - In Georgia, Terry Funk needs a partner against Ole Anderson, so he offers his daddy's watch to his longtime rival, Dusty Rhodes, to team with him

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 28th: Hansen & Anderson beat...

Ole Anderson and Stan Hansen defeat Jack and Jerry Brisco in the finals of a one-night tournament to win the vacated NWA World Tag Team Championship

WOMAN ON FIRE – 11.14.2018: The Impact That Stan Hansen Had...

Columnist Kim Artlip reflects on meeting the legendary Bad Man from Borger, and how it led her to pursuing her professional wrestling dreams

KAYFABE THEATER: Bruiser Brody has a warning for Bill Watts

Joe Blanchard interviews Bruiser Brody, who says he's coming to Shreveport, Louisiana, to back up Stan Hansen in his dealings with Bill Watts